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IN THE CURRENT EDITION:

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JAPAN

 

Japan car sales 2014 midgit car sales history
Japanese passenger car market CY 2014 analysis - Off steroids
After years on the drip feed, Japan’s car market forced to walk unaided
  > Belated Japanese love-affair with oh so trendy SUV-Crossovers?


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TRUCKS

MAN truck yellow water December 2014December’s heavy truck market more than halved
Striking contrasts seen in last year’s European truck sales fortunes
  > Europe’s truck makers pay price for Q4 2013 pre-buying


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EDITORIAL  FULL ARTICLE 

Peter Schmidt AID Newsletter Editor In ChiefThere’s more to cost-effective car production than low wage costs 
"At a time when satisfactory profit margins for most mass carmakers are hard to come by, it is paramount to build your price sensitive cars in a low cost country, right?
Peter Schmidt - Editor
 
> EDITORIAL | German car buying trends in 2020 and beyond

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UNITED KINGDOM AID EXCLUSIVE

German car production going to UK 2014 For German carmakers Britain’s roads are still paved with gold
50% plus - UK market share of German manufacturers in 2014
  > Audi likely to retain UK’s prestige car sales crown


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WORLD / PREMIUM  BRANDS

Mercedes profits EBIT history True vintage year for Mercedes
Bumper result for 2014 - expects further “significant growth” for current year - same goes for van and truck range
  > Has Jaguar’s champagne lost its sparkle?


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WESTERN EUROPE AID EXCLUSIVE

Mitsubishi Mirage and Outlander January 2015 Mitsubishi, thanks to popularity of Outlander PHEV already outsells Honda
Near doubling in January’s W.European sales
  > Outlander PHEV balloon suddenly takes to the sky


DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
> WESTERN EUROPE Car Sales  
 

By country January 2015 v January 2014

> WESTERN EUROPE Car Sales  
 

By manufacturer and marque January 2015 v January 2014

> WESTERN EUROPE / TRUCKS TRUCK Sales  
 

By country December 2014 v December 2013
By country 12-months 2014 v 12-months 2013

> JAPAN Car Sales   
 

By manufacturer and marque December 2014 v December 2013
By manufacturer and marque 12-months 2014 v 12-months 2013

> JAPAN Car Sales   
 

By sector December 2014 v December 2013
By sector 12-months 2014 v 12-months 2013


IN THE PREVIOUS EDITION:


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WESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE

2014 electric car sales analysis
Sub $50 oil delivers blow to already struggling electric car industry
  > November sees first drop in W-European electric sales


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RUSSIA

Datsun On-DO Russian flag Big Siberian chill
Russia’s car market forecast to take headlong 24% plunge this year
  > RUSSIA - Slip, sliding away - Domestic Lada


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WORLD / PREMIUM  BRANDS

German Premium Executive Sector offering 2015 Audi forced to dig deeper to retain coveted No 2 prestige sector slot
No detectable signs that spending boom during recent years is about to run out of oxygen
  > Mercedes - Flying start into 2014


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